AEC offers numerous conferences, training, and other special events to assist members with developing a better understanding of cutting-edge issues and industry-related skills.

AEC Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference
March 5-7, 2015
J.W. Marriott Desert Springs
Palm Springs, California
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Press Maintenance Workshop
April 21-22, 2015
Atlanta Airport Marriott
Atlanta, Georgia

Sales & Marketing Conference
June 9-10, 2015
Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel
Rosemont, Illinois

Management Conference
September 22-24, 2015
Hilton Chicago O'Hare
Chicago, Illinois

Eleventh International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar - ET '16*

May 2-6, 2016
Chicago, Illinois
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*Unless otherwise noted, only AEC members are eligible to register for AEC events.*


AEC provides education opportunities that will further develop members' knowledge in specific procedures and processes used within the aluminum extrusion industry. Check back regularly for new webinars as they become available and visit the AEC Tech webinars page to view previous webinars on demand.

*All webinars are one hour in duration unless otherwise noted.*

Key Factors for Successful Application of Aluminum Extrusion to Lightweighting Programs
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
1:30 p.m. CST

Press Alignment and Effects on Extrusion Process (registration coming soon...)
February 25, 2015
1:30 p.m. CST

Die-Nitriding & Dummy Block (registration coming soon...)
Speakers: Richard Dickson, Hydro Technical Center and Paul Robbins, Castool Tooling Systems
March 25, 2015
1:30 p.m. CST

Industry Conferences and Events

Platts Aluminum Symposium 2015
January 18-20, 2015
Westin Kierland Resort
Scottsdale, Arizona

Designing Aluminum Structures Seminar - The 2015 Aluminum Design Manual

February 12-13, 2015
Hilton Garden Inn Miami Airport West
Miami, FL

AAMA 78th Annual Conference
February 15-18, 2015
Marriott Harbor Beach Resort
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Aluminium 2000
May 12-16, 2015
Palazzo Degli Affari
Florence, Italy


AEC will be exhibiting at:

Solar Power International
Booth #207
September 15-17, 2015
Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, CA

Booth #1002
October 1-2, 2015
America's Center
St. Louis, MO